The Royal Opera House in Muscat is undisputedly the leading place for culture and arts in Oman. The famous opera house has been dedicated to encouraging and uplift cultural engagement globally. It is situated in Muscat, the capital city of Oman where many a Muscat hotel such as the Al Falaj Hotel can be found. The opera house is well known for conducting artistic, educational and cultural programmes.
The premier musical venue for culture, music and arts is a marvellous piece of architecture brilliantly designed in true Omani style with large audiences in mind. The spacious opera house was built under the patronage of Sultan Qaboos and consists of an auditorium, concert theatre, formal gardens that are beautifully landscaped, a cultural market with high-end restaurants as well as an art centre to accommodate any type of opera productions. It was originally named as “House of Musical Arts” and was subsequently renamed as “Royal Opera House Muscat”. The opera house is quite famous for its state-of-the-art entertainment technology that is used to provide the best visual and sound effects to the entire audience wherever they may be seated. It was constructed by Carillion Alawi and was officially declared open for opera lovers in 2011. The first opera that was performed at the venue was called Turandot, a Spanish production.
The Royal Opera House has been the venue for some world famous musicals and operas reflecting arts and culture. It has also been graced by international musical ensembles such as the London Philharmonic Orchestra and the renowned American Ballet Theatre with spectacular productions to entertain massive audiences. The uniqueness of this opera house is that it has been used to promote the talents of Arab musicians and artists besides world-class acts.Intrigued by history, art and food, Lavinia Woolf is a writer who is passionate about the extraordinary and writes of the exhilarating and enchanting. Google+